This hotel is situated on the Chesapeake Bay Beach and is located on a major thoroughfare. With an on-site pool and direct beach access, this property is well suited for guests looking to relax at an oceanfront property.
All rooms are smoke free and include free Wi-Fi, free local calls, a TV with pay-per-view movies, a desk, a coffeemaker, an iron and ironing board, a hair dryer, a microwave, a safe and air conditioning. Select rooms also include a kitchenette, a private balcony and/or a sofabed. Accessible rooms are also available.
Free parking is available on site and pets under 80 lbs are permitted in select rooms for an additional fee of $20 per night (maximum of two pets per room).
A free breakfast is served daily from 6:30 am to 10 am. This hotel does not have an on-site restaurant.
Other on-site amenities include an outdoor pool (seasonal), a fitness centre, a guest laundry facility, an elevator, a 24-hour front desk, ice/vending machines, safe deposit boxes and a convenience store.
Access to Interstate 64 is about an 8-minute drive away. Downtown Norfolk is 20 to 25 minutes away by car and includes the MacArthur Shopping Center, the Nauticus Museum, the Battleship Wisconsin and the Harbor Park Stadium. The Virginia Beach Pavilion, the Virginia Aquarium and the Ocean Breeze Water Park are all about 30 to 35 minutes away by car.
Norfolk International Airport (ORF) is a 15- to 20-minute drive away. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified by a front desk agent on November 13, 2013: Free breakfast hours.
Among the reviews used for this analysis, many guests seemed impressed with their experience at the property.
Many reviewers described their rooms as clean, while a few guests noted that their rooms were generally comfortable and quiet. A few reviewers appreciated the in-room kitchenettes, while several guests found the beds comfortable.
Pleasant views of the ocean were described by many guests, while many other reviewers enjoyed having direct access to the beach.
The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service.
Many guests praised the food at the free breakfast.
A few reviewers thought that the room rates were reasonable and that the hotel offered good value, while a couple of guests appreciated the pool area and that the hotel permitted the pets.
There were several common concerns found for this hotel, among the reviews sourced for this editorial.
A few guests thought that the in-room furnishings were dated, while a couple of reviewers noted an unpleasant cleanser smell in their room.
A couple of guests thought that the dining area for the free breakfast was too small, while a couple of other reviewers mentioned that there were no restaurants nearby.
gave this hotel an average score of 3.7 out of 5, with 84% of 77 guests recommending the property.
TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #7 out of 39 hotels in Norfolk, with an average score of 4 out of 5, from 214 reviews.
The author called the hotel on November 13, 2013 to verify some information.